Prakash Ambedkar, who was in Akola when the attack took place, has appealed for calm and asked supporters to not gather outside the house.
A strange salvo from Salve: Senior lawyer's doctrine of 'judicial review', battle cry of 'discretion' astonishing, writes Mumbai-based lawyer
It also explains the carte blanche which Harish Salve repeatedly gives to the 'elected executive.' Salve’s political and legal philosophy, which he enthusiastically advocates for the courts to adopt, is one of unbridled and unfettered power to the executive to do as it pleases.
COVID-19 Lockdown: Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh watering down labour laws is a body blow to the working class
If these ordinances are not repealed, we risk a return to a regime where labour is again pushed back to fighting for elementary right of the eight hour working day
Telugu Dalit literature's evolution is a living movement for an egalitarian society, nurturing dignity in resistance
The evolution of Telugu Dalit literature, along with the Dalit movement, led an ideological narrative against caste discrimination, and for a just and equal society with focus on self-respect and dignity.
Elgar Parishad case: BR Ambedkar's kin Anand Teltumbde remanded to five-day NIA custody; Gautam Navlakha surrenders in Delhi
Academician Anand Teltumbde, grand son-in-law of BR Ambedkar, and civil rights activist Gautam Navlakha were on Tuesday placed under arrest by the NIA in connection with Elgar Parishad-Maoists links case
Ambedkar Jayanti 2020: Tributes pour in on 129th birth anniversary of Dalit rights crusader, architect of Indian Constitution
The country is observing Ambedkar Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar, on 14 April
10 facts about BR Ambedkar: How the Father of Indian Constitution and Bharat Ratna always sought to emancipate Dalits
Also known as a social reformer, BR Ambedkar inspired the Dalit Buddhist Movement and campaigned against social discrimination.
In twin strike in Parliament, Narendra Modi busts moral justification behind anti-CAA protests, reveals it as de facto political project
The meticulous research by the prime minister into history was an attempt to show, primarily, that it is the Congress and Opposition that has deviated from the secular tradition.
As word of Ambedkar's newspaper spread, Kolhapur’s Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj himself visited Babsaheb in his chawl in Mumbai, offering a donation of Rs 2,500 to start Mooknayak. The first issue was printed on 31 January 1920
From inaugurating museum to declassifying 'Netaji Files', BJP has often appropriated Bose's legacy to make inroads in Bengal
Despite not adhering to Jawaharlal Nehru and Mahatma Gandhi's non-violent worldview, Bose recognised the fact that they all shared the same purpose for India – end of colonial rule.
Raj Thackeray announces support to CAA, NRC; MNS to hold protest march on 9 Feb seeking eviction of illegal migrants
MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Thursday indicated he is all set to carry forward uncle Bal Thackeray's legacy, unveiling his party's new saffron flag and announcing his support to the Modi government for evicting Muslim infiltrators from Pakistan and Bangladesh
On Bal Thackeray's 94th birth anniversary, MNS goes saffron, unveils new flag with Shivaji's royal seal; Raj inducts son into party
Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Thursday unveiled a new flag bearing a 'rajmudra', which was the royal seal used by the Shivaji's empire, on a saffron background. The saffron-dominated revised design led to speculation in political circles about a possible ideological shift for the party, reports said. The party's earlier flag had saffron, blue, and green colours.
Sharad Pawar defends BR Ambedkar memorial amid criticism against project, says site will draw tourists
The ongoing work on a memorial to BR Ambedkar, can be completed within two years if taken up as a challenge, NCP president Sharad Pawar said on Tuesday.
Hundreds lead candlelight march against CAA from Jamia Milia Islamia to Shaheen Bagh, chant 'azadi' slogans
The protesters, chanting 'Azadi' and 'CAA-NCR Par Halla Bol', and other slogans also paraded a mock 'detention camp' portrayed with a cell on wheels inside of which sat little children of multiple faiths and changed slogans
In Chandra Shekhar Aazad, supporters see a new leader to spearhead Dalit movement, fill space left vacant by Mayawati's diminishing popularity
Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Aazad was greeted with a loud cheer by hundreds of supporters as he stepped out of Tihar jail on Thursday
Partition-era debate on who is Indian has been reopened by the citizenship bill, with grave consequences
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is, at its heart, a debate waged around the rights of ignored Partition refugees, but with far wider implications for what it meant to be Indian
In Flowers on the Grave of Caste, author Yogesh Maitreya's characters are subjected to a constant threats in a Brahminical environment. But these characters' main trait is self-respect which permeates their very being, thus making it not a collective claim but an individual one — a notion Dr Ambedkar eloquently put forth in the Constituent Assembly debates
Having looked at the various Ambedkarite positions on the abrogation of Article 370, it’s important to locate what Ambedkar himself has said about this.
BSP says RSS' vision of India contradictory to that of BR Ambedkar, cites lynchings, atrocities against Dalits
'RSS vision has been spelled out by MS Golwalkar, he mentions that RSS wants to build India as Hindu Rashtra', he said
Through the story of his life growing up in a basti, the discrimination Dalits face everyday and the love and creativity that binds the community together, Suraj Yengde challenges many notions in his book Caste Matters. In this conversation, he speaks about his experience as a Dalit in the West, the radical rebellion that is Dalit love, and how Brahmin participation in the anti-caste movement can be made more meaningful.